SCOTLAND’s?economySunday 9:40 p.m.:?has benefited from a range of advantages that few other countries of similar size can matchthe 35-year-old said.. Our natural wealth is a key foundation stone for a prosperous future as an independent country and it is simply unreasonable to believe that a country as naturally wealthy as Scotland would not thrive if it were to gain the power to manage these resources for Scotland’s benefit.
There is plenty of evidence to back up that claim, not least the fact that we have already utilised our natural resources and combined them with ingenuity to develop the specialist products that are in demand all over the world. So much so that Scotland has become an exporting powerhouse.
We have become very used to being told Scotland is too small to stand on its own feet and needs the support of the larger UK to thrive. We have shown in earlier articles in this series that the opposite is truewith only 10 followers a. In reality, being part of the UK holds our country back from reaching its true economic potential.
Such claims are simply not true, as can be proved by focusing on the huge contributions Scotland makes to the wider UK economy.